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Business Advisorybookmarks tagged business%20advisory by ifacsmpcommitteeUpdated: 14 hours 13 min agoLeon Gettler writes on this article about how Colin Dunn’s book shows accountants how to make the transformation from dwindling commodity to future-proofed consultant.ICAEW Business Service gives advice as of what happens when We’re all so busy coping with the hurly burly of everyday, it can be too easy not to set aside the time you need to protect yourself against those odd days when the unexpected happens.Articles shows a checklist on what do you do if a customer repeatedly refuses to payStefan Töpfer gives advice on how ‘As a business owner your top priority is to generate business’, he says. Don’t waste your time pursuing any other goals.This article’s approach engenders this SME emphasis and examines financial, strategic, development techniques widely used across smaller businesses internationally.Sharon Letcher, CPA Author of Save Wisely, Spend Happily speaks about how setting realistic financial goals is a key part of successfully managing money.Steve Collings takes a look at 10 of the most common pitfalls flagged up by file reviewers and the professional bodies which auditors should try to avoid.ICAEW Business Advice service write about 4 the key lessons from successful entrepreneursSara Beckett Ference, CPA explains in this article how CPAs also must be independent in appearance as well—a requirement detailed in various professional guidelines, including the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct.Accounting firm management consultant Jay Nisberg describes how CPA firms can find out which services their clients are willing to pay more fees for by conducting client satisfaction surveys.Video advice given from SmallBizTrends.com on the five ways to survive a cash flow slump.
Getting to grips with your costs once and for all – 3 essential elements | ICAEW Business Advice Service BlogThe thought of coming to terms with your deep embedded costs may seem too big to even contemplate. However, ultimately, it’s the handle you need on your business finances to check yours really is a viable business. We try to think about it by breaking it down into 3 key windows: Your standard costs; your budgeted costs; and your actual costs. Here we talk you through our process – and you can download a free cost control report.This tool, based on a report from the AICPA, CIMA and CPA Canada, draws together case studies and key lessons from small businesses across the UK, US and Canada.In my search to set up a profit-sharing program, I thought carefully about ways to make the plan predictable and rational....
What are the biggest challenges businesses face as they consider international expansion? | Journalofaccountancy.comBrad Hardy, SVP in Global Banking Wells Fargo Ban, New York City talks about what are the biggest challenges businesses face.David Axson Managing Director, Accenture Finance & Enterprise Performance Practice talks about why is it more difficult to forecast risk todayErik Asgeirsson CEO and President, CPA2Biz talks about New Technology AdoptionThe global marketplace means SMPs have to follow their clients into the foreign fray and move out of their comfort zonesIn today's increasingly litigious society, there's certainly no shortage of lawsuits or the lawyers needed to negotiate those proceedings....AICPA video featuring Susan Coffey, CPA, CGMA - SVP, Public Practice & Global Alliances
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